The East River

April 5, 2016

The video below recently surfaced on NY1 showing a large animal, possibly a whale, in the East River, along the edge of Manhattan.

If it was a whale, it wouldn't be the first time that this well-trafficked waterway hosted such life. For instance, check out this story from the New York Times from way back in 1894. In it, a local train worker describes the "monster" of a whale he saw in the same river.

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